| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Under Armour's profits jumped 27 percent in the third quarter, with higher athletic apparel sales led by products designed to be worn during workouts in cold or rainy weather.
On Thursday, the Baltimore-based athletic apparel and footwear brand...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Forget summer, forget fall. In L.A.’s home furnishings marketplace, the name of the season is change. As consumers fluff homes for the holidays, the rush of new stores and expansions is enough to daunt even the most devoted shopper. A sampling of...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt.
Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells.
As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Fitness experts have long advised clients choosing a running shoe to forget fashion and consider the roll or pronation - the way the foot leans inward upon impact.
Analyzing the roll of the foot remains standard practice among fitness and medical...
| Jul 13, 2013
In the old days of running (that is, three years ago), figuring out what running shoe to buy was simply a matter of determining whether you were a pronator, supinator or neutral runner. Today, however, with the explosion of barefoot running and crazy...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth.
A new study by CareerBuilder...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Under Armour plans to hire hundreds of workers at its Locust Point headquarters this year, expand facilities on its campus and bring its brand of sports apparel and footwear to new markets in the U.S. and around the world.
CEO Kevin Plank outlined the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Under Armour launched a new marketing plan earlier this year, touting its up-and-coming athletes and most innovative products in an intense but short burst they called “a brand holiday.”
It appears to have paid off.
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:47 AM
A 64-year-old woman has been charged along with her grandson in the slaying of her 72-year-old husband, who was killed on his way to dialysis treatment, police said.
The woman and her grandson then used the slain man's money to buy a car, home...
| Jan 13, 2013
Three of design's sharpest stylemakers let us in on the things shaping their worlds (and wish lists!) right now.
Paul Makovsky/Editorial Director, Metropolis
Home Furnishing: Finn Juhl's walnut Tray Table, which has a reversible top with a color on...